19th Jul, 2016 10:00

Fine Art

Lot 312

Sold for £5,000

Lot details
*Norman Stansfield Cornish ''Misty Morning'' - a horse and cart passing St. Paul's Church, Spennymoor signed; with inscription on a gallery label verso pastel 38.3 x 51cms; 15 1/4 x 20in. PROVENANCE The collection of Lord Walton of Detchant; Purchased from The Stone Gallery, Newcastle; NB John Walton, Baron Walton of Detchant (1922-2016) rose from humble beginnings to become one of the World's leading neurologists and a member of the House of Lords. He was a near contemporary of Norman Cornish, and they lived near one another in Spennymoor during their boyhood. Lord Walton was an admirer of Cornish's work and in adult life they remained in contact despite their quite different career paths.

Auction: Fine Art, 19th Jul, 2016

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